Kern County California, US
not 100% certain of date. Fir is to the right in background
Tall erect tree with needles growing close together forming thick needled branches. Needles curl upwards, rounded at point. Stomata strips on underside. Cones very large and growing upwards, only on upper branches. Bracts present.
Very common and dominant in conifer forests of Titlow Hill Road further south and higher up from Horse Mountain.
Pima County, Arizona, US
Abies concolor, commonly known as the white fir, is a fir native to the mountains of western North America, occurring at elevations of 900–3,400 m (2,952–11,154 ft). It is a medium to large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 25–60 m (80–197 ft) tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 2 m (6.5 ft). It is popular as an ornamental landscaping tree and as a Christmas tree. It is sometimes known as concolor fir.